India Provides Support For Health Camps

India Provides Support For Health Camps

Dec. 24, 2015, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol:09, No 11, December 11, 2015 (Mangsir 25, 2071

India commits financial assistance of NRs 49.47 million to Healthy Nepal Community based Hospital, Kathmandu for organizing health camps to spread awareness among poor and down trodden women suffering from Uterine Prolapsed cases in 9 Terai Districts of Nepal.

Healthy Nepal Community based Hospital, Kathmandu (HNH  and Indian Embassy signed a  memorandum of Understanding was signed for organizing health camps to spread awareness among poor and down trodden women suffering from Uterine Prolapsed cases in 9  Terai Districts of Nepal as part of India–Nepal Cooperation Program of the Government of India.   

According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy, established in 2009, HNH has been working in the health sector by providing basic health services to deprived and down trodden women of Nepal. According to Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 7% of the women of Nepal are suffering from Uterine prolapsed cases. The financial assistance by the Govt. of India will enable these underprivileged women to know the precautionary measures and receive proper guidance during diagnosis and treatment in such cases.

Apart from this, the Government of India is also providing financial assistance to various programs for improvement of health services in Nepal These include organization of health camps for Eye ENT & Rehabilitation services through B.P. Eye Foundation Children’s Hospital; for eye care through Nepal Netra Jyoti  Sangh; for diabetes control through Gandhi Global Family Nepal and the Goitre Control Program for the Government of Nepal.

In addition, the Government of India has extended financial assistance of approx. NRs 501.53 million towards   renovation, restoration, upgradation of various sites of religious, educational, cultural and historical importance in Nepal in financial year 2015-2016. The India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Program has an outlay of over NRs 76 billion with more than 514 large and small development projects completed or being implemented in almost all the districts of Nepal.  These development projects, mainly in the sectors of education, health and infrastructure development, have been undertaken in response to local needs and in partnership with the Government of Nepal.

 

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